Bill

HB 1995

86(R) - 2019
House Licensing & Administrative Procedures
House Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Licensing & Administrative Procedures

Contact the Author

Tracy King

Phone:

(512) 463-0194

Capitol Office:

GW.16

Email:

Vote Recommendation

Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral

Author(s)

Tracy King

Bill Caption

Relating to the distribution to the Texas Racing Commission of certain money deducted from simulcast pari-mutuel pools.

Fiscal Notes

No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

Simulcast pari-mutuel betting is a type of gambling, mostly on horse racing and greyhound racing, that is legal in Texas. Under current statute, a percentage of the pool for each pari-mutuel pool is deducted and set aside for the state. This bill would specifically dedicate those funds to the Texas Racing Commission which is the regulatory body which oversees legal simulcast pari-mutuel gambling.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action remains neutral on HB 1995 as it does not affect our liberty principles.

Contact the Author

Tracy King

Phone:

(512) 463-0194

Capitol Office:

GW.16

Email: